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Genome-wide analyses of exonic copy number variants in a family-based study point to novel autism susceptibility genes.
(PLoS Genet, 2009-06)
The genetics underlying the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) is complex and remains poorly understood. Previous work has demonstrated an important role for structural variation in a subset of cases, but has lacked the resolution ...
Resolving response, decision, and strategic control: evidence for a functional topography in dorsomedial prefrontal cortex.
(J Neurosci, 2009-10-21)
The dorsomedial prefrontal cortex (DMPFC) plays a central role in aspects of cognitive control and decision making. Here, we provide evidence for an anterior-to-posterior topography within the DMPFC using tasks that evoke ...
Association of MDMA/ecstasy and other substance use with self-reported sexually transmitted diseases among college-aged adults: a national study.
(Public health, 2009-08-04)
MDMA/ecstasy use among college students has increased and reportedly leads to risky sexual behaviours. However, little is known about its association with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). To evaluate this public health ...
The variety of ecstasy/MDMA users: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions.
(The American journal on addictions, 2009-11)
This study investigates the potential heterogeneity of ecstasy or MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine) users. Data came from the 2001-2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC). ...
The high prevalence of substance use disorders among recent MDMA users compared with other drug users: Implications for intervention.
(Addictive behaviors, 2009-08)
In light of the resurgence in MDMA use and its association with polysubstance use, we investigated the 12-month prevalence of substance use disorders (SUDs) among adult MDMA users to determine whether they are at risk of ...